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Miller Fifer Pilot Cutter, Alderman B.O.Davis

[B.O.Davis ] Photos ] Decks ] Wheel House ] Deck Saloon ] Forecabin ] Pilot Cabins ] Crew Cabin ] Heads ] Engine Room ] [ Specifications ] Comments ]

Wheel House
Deck Saloon
Pilot Cabins
Crew Cabin
Engine Room


The Alderman B.O.Davis was a Tees Port, Pilot Cutter. She was substantially built by the legendary Millers Yard at St Monance, Fyfe, Scotland of Larch on Oak in 1955 Fastenings are Galvanised spikes. Her decks are Teak.  The current owner took off the inboard guardrails and added the bulwarks. He extended the deck house to a provide deck level seating area and a basic galley. Below, she is largely in original condition and now needs much attention, though is believed to be structurally sound. 

Approximate Dimensions

Length Overall  58ft 17.67
Length on Deck  55ft 16.76m
Beam  17ft 6ins 5.33m
Draft  6ft 1.83m


She currently offers 12 berths in five cabins. 
there is one heads / shower room 
There is a galley and above decks living space aft of the wheelhouse

Deck Equipment


Admiralty pattern Anchor 
Hydraulic Windlass

Steering compass

General Equipment


2 x diesel heaters
Electric kettle
Microwave oven
Vacuum cleaner (may be faulty!)
Blakes Sea toilet


Gardner 8L3 8-cylinder diesel ~150 hp at 950 rpm
Drives a three-bladed propeller


Water - ~50 gallons
Diesel - ~600 gallons
Black water holding - ~40gallons

Electrics / Electronics

220 Volt 11 KVA AC generator for cooking / lighting etc..


Comprehensive electrical breaker panel 
Koden MD3731 Radar


Delta marine Seasearcher Echo sounder
Sailor RT2048 VHF Radiotelephone

Nasa Clipper depth
Navigation lights
Anchor light
Interior lights

Safety Gear


5 x Fire Extinguishers - not all guaranteed in date
Manual bilge pump
Electric bilge pump

[ B.O.Davis ] Photos ] Decks ] Wheel House ] Deck Saloon ] Forecabin ] Pilot Cabins ] Crew Cabin ] Heads ] Engine Room ] [ Specifications ] Comments ]
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For further details or to arrange to view, please contact Adrian  Espin at: - Eastern Yachts 
19 Colne Road, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0DL  Tel: 01206 305 996  or +44 1206 305 996   

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In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Vendor is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and, where appropriate, to have the vessel fully surveyed and inspected, sea trialled and opened up.  All Content is copyright - All Rights Reserved.